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School Transformation Double Talk Threatens Students and Teachers

Reposted with permission from Nancy Bailey’s Education Website. Empowered is a popular word. But in North Dakota they are handing schools over to Knowledgeworks, a foundation that will convert schools to technology.  The only way teachers will be empowered is if they sign on … Continue reading School Transformation Double Talk Threatens Students and Teachers

Betsy DeVos: Best Villain EVER & Big Fan of the Swiss Model of Youth Apprenticeships & Career Connected Learning. Wait, What?

The horrible thing about the Two Minutes Hate was not that one was obliged to act a part, but that it was impossible to avoid joining in. Within thirty seconds any pretence was always unnecessary. A hideous ecstasy of fear … Continue reading Betsy DeVos: Best Villain EVER & Big Fan of the Swiss Model of Youth Apprenticeships & Career Connected Learning. Wait, What?

A fine Northwest welcome was provided for Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

  In a previous post, we published a letter to Betsy DeVos written by Jesse Hagopian regarding the Secretary’s appearance in Bellevue, Washington hosted by the right wing think tank the Washington Policy Center. To provide context for those who … Continue reading A fine Northwest welcome was provided for Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos’ Education Tax Credits Will Take Money Away from the States

This article was originally posted on The Progressive and titled: Four Things Betsy DeVos Doesn’t Want You to Know about Education Tax Credits Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is a big fan of educational tax credits.  In a speech at … Continue reading Betsy DeVos’ Education Tax Credits Will Take Money Away from the States